As a follow up to our discussion of the novel, episode #67 focuses on Gavin Hood’s film adaptation Ender’s Game. Starting with a discussion on Graff versus Dumbledore, the hosts discuss how the film comes across both to people who are familiar with the source material and to those who are not.
Also, check out our episode on the novel by Orson Scott Card!
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For similar adaptations, check out our episodes on RIPD, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Host, and Total Recall.
Music: Bugg Superstar by Smashing Pumpkins
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
-Nov 21 (UK), Nov 22 (US)
-Based on the second novel in the series by Suzanne Collins, covered on episode #66
-Nov 22 (US), Jan 10 (UK)
-Based on the 2011 French-Canadian film Starbuck, with same writer/director, Ken Scott
Tumblr Discussion: Graff is the Dumbledore of Ender’s Game
–Thread #1 with lockestheway
–Thread #2 with aquietrevolutionary
Ender’s Game (2013)
-Written and Directed: Gavin Hood
-Starring: Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, and Abigail Breslin
-Based on the novel by Orson Scott Card, covered on episode #63: Lord of the Buggers
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